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KOFY
Feb 5, 2013 11:30am PST
birthday tomorrow. >> good news for the bay area economy. a new report out this morning says silicon valley bounced out of the recession last year adding jobs and income. overall, income in silicon valley rose 2.2 percent according to the group joint venture silicon valley. employment was up 4 percent last quarter from the year before the sharpest increase in a decade but the rebound hasn't been a cure all for all. african-americans' income fell an average 18 percent last year and hispanic income dropped 5 percent. >> dell will leave the stock market. the company founder and a group of investers hoped to buy the company and take it private a deal worth $24 billion. shareholders have to approve the plan. dell struggled losing a third of their market value and falling behind rivals apple and samsung. >> nothing private about the weather forecast. we have clouds out there. >> lot of clouds. they are high mid-level clouds and not dropping any rain. it is not this cold front i am worried about but the next one, on thursday. i will give you an update on the rain. >> you want to get pregnan
ABC
Feb 5, 2013 4:30am PST
. >> consumer reports say small engines may not deliver the speed or fuel economy they claim saying the tests show turbo charged models from ford, hyundai, and kia fall short of expectations and the chevrolet turbo charged got little extra power than the models with conventional engines. a four cylinder from bmw does deliver of good fuel economy and acceleration according to consumer reports. >> the worker who goal from a construction site survived the fall because of plastic. the worker plunged 30' from this building into plastic sheeting wrapped around the site he worked on. he was tangled in the heavy duty plastic and was cut free despite the padded landing, he was taken to the hospital but is expected to be okay. >> a bit of good luck. >> the san francisco 49ers' season ended in pride and heartbreak. the last duty the niners have to handle this morning. >> week long hostage stand off comes to a dramaticnd in alabama with new develop ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! my bowl, my spoons! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more
ABC
Feb 2, 2013 8:00am PST
the best jobs and new industries. >> carolyn: president says the economy is poised to expand this year after 2.2 million jobs were created last year. republicans say this is the chance for congress to begin balancing the nation's checkbook jumpstart go the economy and restoring faith in our government. >>> energy secretary steven chu is stepping down. the former head of the berkeley lawrence lab drew a lot of fire but as political reporter mark matthews, he also drew a lot of talent to the department as he worked to reshape its mission. >> at the white house, president obama thanked him for his service. >> he has been a great friend over the past four years working on energy issues but also designing a cap to plug a hole in the gulf of mexico when nobody else could figure it out. >> when he came to washington in 2009 from u.c. berkeley he had a nobel prize in physics but no experience in washington politics. >> he said honest things about climate change and energy that he had to political reasons walk back during his confirmation hearings. >> things like coal is my worst nightmare
ABC
Feb 5, 2013 5:00am PST
little extra power or fuel economy than the models with bigger conventional engines. a four cylinder from bmw delivers on a promise of good fuel economy and acceleration according to consumer reports. >> in boston, a worker would fell from a construction site survived the fall because of plastic wrap. the worker plunged 30' from this building into mistick -- plastic sheeting. he was tangled in the heavy duty plastic and needed to be cut free despite the padded landing he was taken to the hospital but he is going to be okay. >> next at 6:00, the final step of the 49ers today after returning home from the super bowl in new orleans. >> the golden state versus the lone star state. the war of words with a texas counterpart. >> we are minutes away from the start of a florida hearing for george zimmerman and what he @ññ!ñcúsys of walking to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen se
ABC
Feb 5, 2013 11:00am PST
birthday tomorrow. >> good news for the bay area economy. a new report out this morning says silicon valley bounced out of the recession last year adding jobs and income. overall, income in silicon valley rose 2.2 percent according to the group joint venture silicon valley. employment was up 4 percent last quarter from the year before the sharpest increase in a decade but the rebound hasn't been a cure all for all. african-americans' income fell an average 18 percent last year and hispanic income dropped 5 percent. >> dell will leave the stock market. the company founder and a group of investers hoped to buy the company and take it private a deal worth $24 billion. shareholders have to approve the plan. dell struggled losing a third of their market value and falling behind rivals apple and samsung. >> nothing private about the weather forecast. we have clouds out there. >> lot of clouds. they are high mid-level clouds and not dropping any rain. it is not this cold front i am worried about but the next one, on thursday. i will give you an update on the rain. >> you want to get
ABC
Feb 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
. >> this economy is headed in the right direction ask will stay that way as long as there aren't any self inflekted wounds-Ñ;n. >> it's a lot of money. it's down nearly $1.1 trillion. at a peak of $1.4 trillion at the end of president bush's second term. experts say the deficit could drop by 2015. >> today, british parliament legalized same-sex marriage that7:ru:u&d allow couples to get married in both civil and religious ceremonies if instit yug as agree to it. it needs to pass a final vote next week. the u.s. military appears ready to extend benefits to same-sex partners of service members. a final decision has not been made on which benefits would be included. pentagon is likely to aallow the partners to have access to some programs. the pentagon repealed a ban on openly gay service men and women 16 months ago stit of florida's python challenge seems to beç&ój paying dividen. the commission says 50 nonnative pythons have been captured during the first three weeks of the competition. officials organized this contevt to raise awareness about the snake's threat to wildlife. about
ABC
Feb 1, 2013 4:30am PST
to show consistent job growth and some think the economy added 155,000 jobs last month but they expect the unemployment rate to remain at 7.8 percent. >> senator john kerry is set to be sworn in today as secretary of state after an emotional farewell to the senate after representing massachusetts for the past 28 years. he is set to take the oath of office for his new post in a small private ceremony. john kerry will succeed secretary of state, hillary clinton, who officially steps down today. at his request, john kerry will be sworn in by supreme court justice kagan. >> next, the bag of jewels police in the east bay are trying to reunite with its owner. >> new warning of energy drinks and what they could to do your >> welcome back, this morning police are looking for the owner of a bag of jewelry found in fremont. these are pictures of the jewelry found in a bag. a maintenance worker found the bag in the bushes yesterday morning. many of the items still have the price tags attached. if some of this belongs to you, contact the fremont police department. >> this morning, another r
ABC
Feb 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
recovery. >> the president says the u.s. economy is poised for progress in the coming year and predicted it will fall below the $1 trillion mark. >> sources tell ap tonight the pentagon is ready to offer limited benefits to same-sex partners of gay service members. likely toin clud health and welfare benefits. dpeens secretary has not made a decision because federal law prohibits him from recognizing same-sex marriages. british lawmakers voted in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage. legislation would enable same-sex couples to get married in civil and religious ceremonies. the prime minister championed the bill despite opposition from within his party. before it becomes plau it must still pass the house of lord autos as we continue here, coming up, governor brown's response to a texas raid on california jobs. >> and >>> because gas prices are high it turns out we're driving less but spending more time in traffic. san francisco oakland area is tied did w.lngs langs for having the second worst congestion if the country behind behind washington, d.c.. a study shows drivers spent
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 4:00pm PST
. >> a new color could be a way to get a new look say experts. tester says steer clear of economy paint. >> a good price is a good thing. but stay away from really inexpensive paints. none of the top picks were under $20. >> you don't need to spend top dollar. benjiman moore which can cost $68 a gallon did well burke not top rated in consumer reports latest paint tests. highest scores went to paints that cost half that much. and kensington sold at ace hardware store autos it topped our ratings in satin finish, then, semi gloss is great for trim. >> these clark and kensington paints left a smooth finish. even after a thousand passes with the stiff scrub brush. plus they're superb at hiding. you can cover hold paint you're tired of looking at. >> it's also self priming. you can save time. >> the fact gail could get paint at ace store made the job easier, too. if you hope at home depot or lows consumer reports says paints available at these stores did really well in the tests as well, home depot, several paints by behr are recommended in all sheens including premium pus ultraenamel z
ABC
Feb 1, 2013 6:00am PST
economy shrinking by a quarter. the dow and s&p and nasdaq traded higher and the dow not quite 14,000 yet but we are slowly getting closer and the silicon valley index is trading up under half a percent higher. chevron reporting a bump in profits but smaller than expected. are you planning on watching the super bowl? 91 percent of consumers watching the game are also looking forward to the commercials. 81 percent say they like the funny ones. 25 percent prefer sentimental commercials. you do not have to wait until the super bowl to see the ads, ads are on youtube as they get as much bang as they can get out of the 30-second spots that cost $4 million each. americans are expected to consume 79 million pounds of avocado on sunday because of the popularity of guacamole which is 158 million avocados. >> quickly, gin, we heard a lot of applause, was that for you? >> it is my fan club. actually, i don't know what it was. there was a company that went public today, so i think it may have had something to do with that. >> okay, i am sticking with my story. you have a great week. we wil
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 6:00am PST
close to all-time highs yesterday we got a report that the economy shrank last quarter so which direction are we moving in economists at j.p. morgan chase and morgan stanley say the economy will rebound after plunging defense spending hurt and the chief economist at middle east analysts say the growing strength in the labor market will light a fire under growth. we will see how the market is this morning. weekly jobless claim numbers were worse-than-expected so still the markets are optimistic and trading higher. the silicon valley index is positive. facebook shares are lower, disappointing investors with the latest earning reports. barbie fans, the first barbie cafe open in taiwan. the hot pink diner features pink tables and sofas and the staff wears pink tutus. how about taking your spouse on a romantic trip open valentine's day? the majority of people who travel say their relationship with their loved one would improve if they went on more trips together. men are more inclined than women to go on a romantic trip, new york and san francisco are among the top choice destination
ABC
Feb 2, 2013 5:00am PST
will help america compete for the best jobs and new industries. >> the president said the economy is poised to expand this year after 2.2 million jobs were created last year. republicans say this is the chance for congress to begin balancing our nation's checkbook. jump starting the economy and restoring faith in our government. >>> energy secretary steven chu is stepping down. the former head of the lawrence berkeley national lab drew a lot of political fire during his tenure on the president's cab net. but as abc7 news political reporter mark matthew notes, khu also drew a lot of talent to the department as he worked to reshape its mission. >> at the white house, president obama publicly thank the steven chu for his service. steven has a great friend, a tremendous colleague working on a whole range of energy issues, but also designing a cap to plug the hole in the middle of the gulf of mexico when anyone else could figure it out. that's typical of the incredible contributionings he's made to this country. >> when he came here he had a nobel prize in physics but knee real experience
ABC
Feb 2, 2013 6:00am PST
. >> the president said the economy is poised to expand this year after 2.2 million jobs were created last year. republicans say this is the chance for congress to begin balancing our nation's checkbook. jump starting the economy and restoring faith in our government. >>> energy secretary steven chu is stepping down. the former head of the lawrence berkeley national lab drew a lot of political fire during his tenure on the president's cab -- cabinet. but as abc7 news political reporter mark matthew notes, khu also drew a lot of talent to the department as he worked to reshape its mission. >> at the white house, president obama publicly thanked steven chu for his service steven has a great friend, a tremendous colleague working on a whole range of energy issues, but also designing a cap to plug the hole in the middle of the gulf of mexico when anyone else could -- nobles to figure it out. that's typical of the incredible contributions he's made to this country. >> when he came here he had a nobel prize in physics but knee no real experience in politics. >> he said honest things about c
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 4:00pm PST
outpacing last yeefr's 1% growth rate.xhn with fears about the sluggish economy slowed thicks down. back to you. >> okay. thank you very much. see you tomorrow. >> just a gorgeous view from behind emily there. with ridge, blue sky autos felt like spring out there. >> it did. this is stunning. our rainfall sock. >> yes. >> so this is guilt free, then. you cannot find a cloud in the sky. it's awesome out there. satellite and radar image shows a cloud free sky over the bay area. here is a look at forecast features, clear, cool overmild night, cooler with a bit of unsettled weather next week but that is off at the moment. now, massive ridge of high pressure high and dry into the weekend. in san francisco, it's the third driest january n record. and the driest since 1976. just over half an inch of rainfall total. overnight tonight, chilly and once again, low temperatures dropping into mid-30s and locations like santa rosa and napa. inland east bay, chilly with low of 37 in livermore, climb into the south bay. sunny skies with highs 66 in san jose.Ñf 66 in redwood city. 65 degrees downtown to
ABC
Feb 1, 2013 5:00am PST
.1 percent from december but the economy added 157,000 jobs in january and we see how investors react to the news when wall street opens for business if less than an hour. >> we will do that originally, originally, originally, originally, originally, seashells by the seashore. i am good, everyone. >> we will start with our sat flight radar and show you the pattern going on. you can see the high pressure here but clockwise flow deflecting a system to the north, and clouds from the south, that is tomorrow's weather and the reason why we will not be so warm. the fog thickens and talked about not bay but it is hazy in more areas this morning than year. 37 inland to low-to-mid 40's around the bay and the coast and mid-50's to 60 at noon and sunny through the day with let to mid-60's in the afternoon and grab a light jacket in evening, mid-40's to low 50's. moving forward, the weekend, tomorrow, there you go, temperatures in the let to mid-60's and more sunshine and slightly warmer for sunday and monday and back in the low-to-mid 60's and possibly a few upper 60's. have a great weekend. sue
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am PST
gross domestic product, the broadest measure we have showing the economy contracted slightly last quarter. the biggest reasons was the plunge in defense spending and the biggest in 40 years. some say consumer spending picked up. the number is not as bad as it seemed. investors are waiting to see what the federal government says after a meeting of two days. we are higher with the dow starting lower, but, we have climbed back up into territory in the green there across the board and the bloomberg silicon valley index is up. amazon is share with a jump in holiday shopping and facebook is the one to watch today and tomorrow with analysts forecasting they will report a pickup in groups with results after the closing bell and watch for the company and what they have to say about mobile and showing they are monetizing mobile. in a few minutes research in motion will unveil the new blackberry 10, counting on the new operating system to reverse their failed slump, and this is a make-or-break kind of thing for research in motion which they hope to reverse sales. >> have a great day. >> star
KOFY
Jan 28, 2013 9:00pm PST
status. >> we need to be honest with ourselves about important immigration is for our economy. agriculture. workers and other laborers and already here now that are making contributions towards our future. i think today is important first step. ♪ . >> that was music to the ear of community in which many family live in the shadow because of micked immigration status. parents and older children may undocumented while younger children may american born. she has undocumented relatives and doesn't want to go into detail about the status but the news from washington excites her. >> there will be a lot of people out there who will be able to finally see, get a driver's license. get a working permit. being visible. and more opportunity. >>reporter: however concerns are also being raised about the wording of the agreement. rodriguez is policy director at the immigrant advocate group siren in san jose. >> wording that it has is that there is tough and sensible solutions for immigration reform and one that is concerns is what the tough means. >>reporter: community leaders think republi
KOFY
Feb 1, 2013 9:00pm PST
biology. dr. rosenfeld 40's berkeley. >> american council for energy efficient economy and california institute for energy and environment and lawrence berkeley national laboratory. for strrd ledership in the development of energy efficient building technology and related standard policy. [applause]. >> today physicist measure energy savings in quantity they call rosenfeld believe it or not. >> well today i had the chance to sit down with director rob reiner the man behind film like the princess bride and when harry met sally and other detroit films. host add conversation with him at the club where he talked about the role he's had as filmmaker and political activist. specifically the fight against proposition 8. >> one of the reasons we took on proposition 8 aside from the obvious reason of marriage equality and we should all be treated equal under the law and it's a it was a bad initiative and court have already overturned it we hope the supreme court will uphold thos those. those rulings it was partly an education process. being able to teach. being able to show people t
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